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BBQ Corn with Lime Chilli

BBQ Corn with Lime Chilli

BBQ Corn with Lime Chilli

Serves: 4

Preparation: 10 minutes

Cooking: 10 minutes



4 fresh corn cobs, husks attached, silk removed
40g butter, softened (or olive oil or low fat spread)
1 tablespoon honey
1 tablespoon lime juice
Zest of half a lime
1 or 2 fresh chillies chopped finely (you can use more if you like it hot)
Salt and pepper to taste



Remove silk, leaving husks attached

Soak whole (husks included) for a least 10 minutes in cold water

Combine all dressing ingredients in a bowl

Pull husks back to baste with half the dressing then

Cover corn with husks and barbecue on medium heat for about 10 minutes

Remove husks and brush corn with the remaining dressing to Serve


Note: Barbequed sweetcorn is easy to do and the results are delicious. The key to not burning the sweet corn is to soak them in water prior to cooking (make sure you remove the silk first)